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Sundial 592
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Dial Sculpture Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 45' N Longitude:   73° 51' W
Location:
  • Hall of Science, 47th Ave and 111th St., Flushing Meadow Park
 
Description:
  • A 6 foot diameter bronze sculpture reclined 50° (latitude is 40° 45' N) with slit gnomon and hour marks. Gift of Joan and Richard Scheuer in 2000. More sculpture than sundial, it does have some hour marks but reclines and appears to be out-of-plane.
 
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  • Construction Date: 2000